Tribute to Toussaint

Tribute to Allen Toussaint with the Allen Toussaint Orchestra and Special Guests at Jazz Fest, Sunday, May 5, 2019

Photos by Ed Lorio

Ivan Neville

Ivan Neville from the Neville musical dynasty plays piano in tribute to New Orleans' great musician, songwriter, and record producer Allen Toussaint, who passed away in the fall of 2015. Allen's last of many Jazz Fest perfomances was in 2014.



Rita Coolidge
Rita Coolidge
Rira Coolidge was one of the special guests of the Allen Toussaint Orchestra at Allen's tribute.


Jimmy Buffett
Jimmy Buffett
Jimmy Buffett was another special guest. Jimmy would perform on the same stage later in the day with his Coral Reefer Band.


Irma Thomas

The Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas, also guested.



Aaron Neville
Aaron Neville
Another Neville, Aaron, handled some of the vocals for the Allen Toussaint Tribute


Brandon Moreau Bryan Lee Caroline Jones Cowboy Mouth Cyril Neville Dwight James Geno Delafose Jimmy Buffett John Fogerty Kyle Roussel Marc Broussard Nicholas Payton Samantha Fish Sons of Jazz Brass Band Tin Men Toussaint Tribute Widespread Panic Zena Moses



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